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Muddled on Maui: A Libation Vacation

Muddled on Maui: A Libation Vacation

This past December, to counteract a hectic Thanksgiving weekend full of large family gatherings, my partner and I planned a just-the-two-of us getaway to Maui. It rained. So we poured.

Mr. David's Glamfest

Mr. David's Glamfest

  • FASHION
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • May 22, 2016

"Glamour should make one convulse," some wise queen once said.

Out There :: Healdsburg Hejira

Out There :: Healdsburg Hejira

  • STYLE
  • by Roberto Friedman
  • Feb 6, 2016

Everyone has their favorite local getaway for escaping the city, and for Out There, it's Healdsburg, CA.

Gift Guide: Home Made Treats

Gift Guide: Home Made Treats

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  • by Joel Martens
  • Dec 7, 2015

Nothing says Christmas better than something homemade. Though some may not be the "most-handy" in the kitchen, these treats are as simple as can be and will mean the world to your recipient's tastebuds.

BARchive :: Sutter's Mill and Ginger's Trois - San Francisco's Historic Bars

BARchive :: Sutter's Mill and Ginger's Trois - San Francisco's Historic Bars

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  • by Michael Flanagan
  • Aug 30, 2015

From the mid-'60s through 2008 there was another type of downtown bar - the businessman's bar. The two downtown bars which lasted the longest and had the biggest impact were Sutter's Mill and the various incarnations of Ginger's.

Wigged Out :: Hair Salon for Drag and With A Cause

Wigged Out :: Hair Salon for Drag and With A Cause

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  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Aug 30, 2015

On August 7, David Carver-Ford's Diva Hair opened for business. The new enterprise seeks to reach a clientele not often served by mainstream salons: Diva Hair will be a wig studio for drag performers and transgenders.

Fun Fundraising Food Festivals

Fun Fundraising Food Festivals

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  • by Sean Timberlake
  • Aug 8, 2015

There are plenty of organizations and events that help put food in the mouths of those who need it while pleasing your palate. Here's a rundown detailing a few of them.

Out There :: Summer Spirits in Victuals & Art

Out There :: Summer Spirits in Victuals & Art

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  • by Roberto Friedman
  • Aug 1, 2015

A warm summer night earlier this month in San Francisco. Out There and our personal-size pizza Pepi found our way down to the Embarcadero, invited to a dinner at the Americano restaurant in the Hotel Vitale.

Finding Beer Nirvana

Finding Beer Nirvana

  • STYLE
  • by Heather Cassell
  • May 3, 2015

Beer nerds are getting hoppy this summer with the Bay Area's latest craft beer tour, the Bay Area Ale Trail.

'Top Chef' Finalist Melissa King Cooks Up a Feast

'Top Chef' Finalist Melissa King Cooks Up a Feast

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  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Mar 1, 2015

San Francisco cuisine fans will have an opportunity to toast - and taste - the success of chef Melissa King on Monday, March 9, in her first local public event after rising to the final four in Bravo's "Top Chef" earlier this month.

Corkpiercer :: Big Gay Wine Train Rolls into Year Five, Controversy

Corkpiercer :: Big Gay Wine Train Rolls into Year Five, Controversy

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  • by Heather Cassell
  • Feb 14, 2015

It's a big gay affair in wine country when the Big Gay Wine Train rolls out of downtown Napa up the valley to St. Helena. Guests will enjoy wines from LGBT vintners paired with a special menu. And this year marks the event's five year anniversary.

Turning the Pages to Holiday Happiness

Turning the Pages to Holiday Happiness

  • STYLE
  • by Tavo Amador
  • Dec 14, 2014

Uncertain what to get for people on your seasonal gift list? A trip to a local bookstore -- yes, a few remain -- will offer a trove of ideas. Here are few to get you started.

Holiday Gift Ideas :: TV DVDs and Blu-rays

Holiday Gift Ideas :: TV DVDs and Blu-rays

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  • by Gregg Shapiro
  • Dec 13, 2014

Have a videophile on your Holiday gift list? Here's a sampling of what's out there to stock stuffings and keep the Blu-ray player humming.

’Top Chef’ Brings Juhu Beach Club to Oakland

’Top Chef’ Brings Juhu Beach Club to Oakland

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  • by Heather Cassel
  • Jul 28, 2013

Foodies got their wish this spring, when Juhu Beach Club opened in Oakland’s hip and trendy Temescal neighborhood.